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Three killed, nineteen injured in bus accident

18 February 2019 08:31 am - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Three people were killed and nineteen others were injured when a Colombo bound bus from Vavuniya, skidded off the road and crashed into a transformer at Mahawewa Junction in Marawila early this morning.

Police said three women were among the injured and they were admitted to the Marawila Hospital.

  Comments - 4

  • Jaliya Monday, 18 February 2019 09:37 AM

    Knocking down a power transformer is not the way to complete your final journey. But the local reckless bus drivers didn't agree with it ! If it wasn't the power transformer in the way it could have been an innocent bystander.

    mnsmart Monday, 18 February 2019 09:59 AM

    Reckless driving

    M R NAZIM Tuesday, 19 February 2019 01:46 PM

    Absolutely a waste of time in making complain as the law enforcement authorities fails to charge these errant drivers. We see so many such cases during the morning hours and the law enforcement officers turns a blind eye because their aim is to some or how clear the traffic. Thus neglecting and risking so many valuable lives

    Fiji Tuesday, 19 February 2019 02:52 PM

    My brother uncle was in the bus. We are trying locate him but dnt hv any info.Please anyone can let me if His name is Chandra from Fiji

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